Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse, Bass Harbor
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  • One of the nicest lighthouses of Maine, but only at low tide because best pictures are taken from the rocks you have to climb down. A path leads there at the far end of the parking lot. We took a mini...  more »
  • How does one rate a lighthouse? All lighthouses are interesting, have a history of their own and could tell amazing stories. Unfortunately, this lighthouse is "manned", not open to the public. Regardl...  more »
  • We got more than bargained for on this experience. Amazing sunset views and a circling pair of Bald Eagles enhanced the appeal. Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse was not the most spectacular, but the ocean ...  more »
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  • It's an amazing place for sunset. Walk over to the boulders by the shore... there is a path by the corner of parking lot to reach there and enjoy the ocean view..
  • It's a 40 minute drive from Bar Harbor, but SPECTACULAR views are here that capture Acadia's beauty. The lighthouse is closed to the public, since it is an active US. Coast Guard Lighthouse, but the view is great. Next to the bathrooms, there is a trail that goes down to the rocks to get an even better view. Please go here on a visit to Acadia.
  • Best Time to go during evening; make sure to reach about an hour before the sunset
  • A breathtakingly beautiful place with stunning shorelines. But it's not easy to get a view of the lighthouse itself, because it is on the cliff with no good viewpoint.
  • The buildings are not open for touring but the scenery if breathtaking. On the day we were here we got a photo of the Schooner Victory Chimes, which is featured on the Maine Quarter with the Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, as it sailed past the Bass Harbor Lighthouse.